ILA News

ILA To Boycott ITF Congress In Singapore After It Learns World-Wide Labor Organization Agrees To Enter Pact That Endorses Port Automation

NORTH BERGEN, NJ – (October 8, 2018) The International Longshoremen’s Association, AFL-CIO is boycotting the 44th Congress of the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), which is scheduled to begin this Sunday, October 14, 2018 in Singapore. Harold J. Daggett, International ILA President said his union will not send delegates to the ITF Congress to condemn the ITF …

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ILA and USMX Officially Sign Six-Year Contract Agreement That Brings Labor Peace To Industry Until September 30, 2024

NORTH BERGEN, NJ – (September 26, 2018) The two leaders of the International Longshoremen’s Association, AFL-CIO and United States Maritime Alliance, Ltd., officially signed the six-year ILA-USMX Master Contract extension, with ILA President Harold J. Daggett calling the agreement the “greatest contract in the history of the ILA.” Surrounded by ILA officers and USMX board …

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Harold Daggett and ILA in support of Portuguese Dockers

September 20, 2018 To Our Sister and Brother Portuguese Dockworkers: The International Longshoremen’s Association, AFL-CIO stands with our Sister and Brother Portuguese Dockworkers and in full solidarity with them as they stage a 24-hour strike today, September 20, 2018, and throughout this month at ports including Leixões and Lisbon. The tens of thousands of ILA …

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International Longshoremen’s Association, AFL-CIO Endorses U.S. Senator Robert Menendez of New Jersey For Reelection

NORTH BERGEN, NJ – (September 8, 2018) The International Longshoremen’s Association, AFL-CIO endorses Robert Menendez for reelection to the U.S. Senate from the State of New Jersey. “Today, the thousands of ILA members and their families who live and work in New Jersey proudly and enthusiastically endorse our friend and champion of workers, Senator Bob Menendez …

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International Longshoremen’s Association, AFL-CIO Endorses Andrew Cuomo for Reelection As New York Governor

NORTH BERGEN, NJ – (September 4, 2018) The International Longshoremen’s Association, AFL-CIO today announced its endorsement of Andrew Cuomo for Governor. “Today, the tens of thousands of ILA members offer their full endorsement for the reelection of Andrew Cuomo for Governor of the State of New York,” said ILA President Harold J. Daggett. “My great …

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